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Photo gallery: Grand Night for Singing

Before we get too far away from this year’s edition of It’s a Grand Night for Singing, I wanted to share some pictures University of Kentucky Opera Theatre photographer Tim Collins sent along. This year’s Grand Night included selections as … Continue reading

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UK voice student takes every opportunity to sing

Reginald Smith Jr. had no other option. He was at home in Atlanta. He had an audition for the voice department at the University of Kentucky the next morning. The family car had broken down. So at 11 p.m., he … Continue reading

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Cast ‘UK Basketball – The Movie’

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has had a great season, dare we say cinematic? Seriously, think of the storylines that could play out on the big screen: John Calipari in Memphis, deciding whether to take the job. The … Continue reading

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Notebook: UK Choirs’ ‘Collage’

The University of Kentucky choirs’ holiday “Collage” concert has always been a little hard to get a handle on. No specific group is highlighted beyond a few minutes and there is no defined style, except really good music. It’s just … Continue reading

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Review: UK Symphony Orchestra and soprano Cynthia Lawrence

More than a decade ago, Everett McCorvey started building the University of Kentucky’s opera program into a nationally recognized boutique for training young voices and presenting exciting programs. The middle of this decade, John Nardolillo took over the UK Symphony … Continue reading

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